One Month Until 2012 Domain Pulse Conference Comes To Hamburg

It’s only a month to go until the 2012 Domain Pulse, this year to be held in the German city of Hamburg. The annual conference, rotated between Switzerland, Austria and Germany and hosted by the registries in each country (SWITCH, and DENIC), is one of the highlights of the domain name calendar.This year’s two-day Domain Pulse conference will be held on 13 and 14 February and will have presentations both dealing with domain names and also looking wider about how technology is impacting on our lives. All presentations are translated into English when in German, and into German when the presentation is in English.On the domain name front presentations will include “How Domains Are Being Used” by Marc Van Wesemael from EURid, a panel discussion looking at insights and outlooks on new top level domains, a look at the Eco Registrar Atlas (available here in German and English) by lawyer and eco member Thomas Rickert, a look at risks regarding domain names from a specialist lawyer in IT law as well as an update on news from the registries as the last discussion of the conference.There will also be presentations on internet governance, privacy, security, internet addiction while the keynote address is titled “The Internet as the Operating System of Society” by Prof. Dr. Gunter Dueck, who is described as a mathematician and maverick.The agenda for the conference is online (available here in English and here in German) while registration can be completed here in English and here in German.For more information, check out the conference website here.

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